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Signs of Water Found Outside of Solar System

Water vapor has been found in the atmosphere of HD 209458b, a Jupiter-type gas giant located in Pegasus (about 150 light years from Earth). While not particularly surprising from a chemical standpoint, this is the first evidence of water outside the solar system so it’s nice to know for sure it’s out there.

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Posted in Space April 16th, 2007 by Chip
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